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Abstract Title: College Student Conceptions about Buoyancy and Density
Abstract: We have developed  taxonomies of alternate conceptions concerning buoyancy and density, and we are investigating the prevalence of many of those conceptions in the college student population at Grove City College (GCC) and other collaborating institutions.  We conducted interviews with fourteen GCC students during the 2013-2014 academic year.  Additionally, students at GCC and collaborating institutions completed a Likert-style "conception survey" probing agreement with selected conceptions.  This poster will present preliminary data from the interviews and conception surveys.
Abstract Type: Contributed Poster Presentation

Author/Organizer Information

Primary Contact: DJ Wagner
Grove City College
100 Campus Drive
Grove City, PA 16127
and Co-Presenter(s)
Ashley Miller, Shannon Armstrong, Randon Hoselton
Grove City College